Gives students all the practical information they will need to succeed with a new PC.
Helps students who are new to the Internet make the most of its extraordinary range of resources.
Gives students a single source for guidance on all the basics of using a new PC—saving them the cost and inconvenience of purchasing several books.
Makes using the Internet a far safer experience for students who are unfamiliar with it.
Helps students make better use of the computers, peripherals, and Internet connections they have.
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics is written to be an all-in-one solution to help users get up and running on their computer and learn all the software applications that come pre-loaded on their systems. This book is a cost-effective alternative for the user who does not want to purchase several books, because it covers hardware, software, peripherals, the Internet, and troubleshooting all in one resource. It's completely updated for 2003, and includes coverage of Windows XP. The book assumes no prior knowledge, and is perfect for those who've just taken their first computer out of the box. At only $18.95, it's priced well below the competition to give the reader a great value.
I. GETTING STARTED.1. Understanding Your Computer Hardware.
II. USING WINDOWS.3. Understanding Microsoft Windows XP.
III. USING COMPUTER SOFTWARE.7. Installing New Software.
IV. USING THE INTERNET.16. Understanding the Internet.
V. WORKING WITH MUSIC AND PICTURES.26. Working with Pictures.
VI. PROTECTING AND MAINTAINING YOUR SYSTEM.32. Protecting Yourself and Your Kids Online.